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Da Vinci Has Entered the Building!

February 20, 2017

Guest Blogger: Kathy Fellman

Leonardo di ser Piero Da Vinci, or Da Vinci as many of us call him, once said, “Learning never exhausts the mind,” and we couldn’t agree more here at Discovery Park of America. This is why we are ecstatic for you to come and experience our newest traveling exhibit all the way from Italy, Da Vinci Machines and Robotics!

A lot of guests know that Da Vinci had pretty impressive painting skills, but did you know that he was also Read More

3 Reasons to Dine with the Dinos on Valentine’s Day!

February 4, 2017

Guest Blogger: Kathy Fellman

Want to make your Valentine’s Day “Legen…wait for it…Dary?” Bring your date to Dinosaur Hall for a romantic evening among our RAWR-ing remains! We’ve created a list of three things that will get you hooked on spending Valentine’s Day with us here at Discovery Park of America! Read More

Native American Wooden Dolls at Discovery Park!

November 17, 2016

The Hopi Clown Katsina
Guest Blogger: Zachary Rea

Neil David is an internationally known Hopi artist who is famous for his clown katsina carvings. On display at Discovery Park of America in the Native Americans Gallery are eight Katsina dolls, Read More

What is a Sad Iron?

November 5, 2016

Special Guest Blogger: Lauren McKinnon

Have you ever wondered about the history of the iron? A typical answer would probably be no, but here at Discovery Park of America we encourage you to “see beyond.” Behind the sad iron is a young woman named Mrs. Potts. It is because of her invention that we do not have to worry about burning our hands on a handle or having to pause multiple times as an iron reheats. Here are three interesting facts about Mrs. Potts and her sad iron. Read More

Local Promethean Scholarship Children Visit with Miss America 2017

What a day to be at Discovery Park of America! On November 4, the one and only Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields, had the red carpet rolled out for her as she stepped foot inside the multi-million dollar educational facility in Union City. Read More

Miss America Scheduled to Visit Discovery Park November 4th!

October 29, 2016

There she is…Miss America!

The one and the only Miss America 2017 is visiting Discovery Park of America on Friday, November 4th! We are excited to have Savvy Shields grace us with her presence as she continues her tour of the United States sharing with us her national platform, Eat Better, Live Better! Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Big Addition to Discovery Park!

August 24, 2016

Have we got HUGE news for you! We are pleased to announce that Discovery Park of America will be opening a new Children’s Discovery Garden that is over one-half a million dollars! Check out the press release that was released on August 23, 2016!  Read More

A Southern Night

July 29, 2016

Imagine this: the sun setting in a southern sky, the tempting smell of freshly smoked BBQ in the air, and the sounds of tapping toes and energetic harmonies coming from the main stage on the Great Lawn. The clinking of wine glasses and laughter flows through the crowd from the wine and beer gardens set up for the final Southern Nights festival. It’s an experience like no other in northwest Tennessee. Read More


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